Agenda Item #28
Merritt Island High School StangSat Team field trip to Logan, Utah
The Merritt Island High School StangSat Team have been selected by NASA to participate in the CubeSat Workshop and Small Satellite Conference in Logan, Utah August 5-10, 2011. Total number of students is dependent on fundraising efforts. The cost for two possibly three students have been paid by NASA. Four (4) teachers/parents and three (3) NASA mentors will be attending. By attending the CalPoly Workshop and small satellite conference, the StangSat students and NASA team will gain insight into the best practices and emerging technologies being utilized in the CubeSat community. Students will travel via Delta airlines. The other students have conducted fundraisers for the costs. Students will miss one day of school. Due to only one board meeting in July, this item was not previously submitted for information.
Approve the Merritt Island High StangSat Team field trip to Logan, Utah, August 5-10, 2011.
Consent w/o Information - 7/19/2011
Authority for Action
Criteria for Field Trips
Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
Source of Funding
Agenda Item will not Require the Expenditure of Funds
Mr. Gary Shiffrin, Principal, Merritt Island High, 454-1000
Dr. Ronald R. Bobay, North Area Superintendent, 269-3826